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Parrot's Feather

A popular aquatic garden plant that spreads with water currents, animals, boats/trailers and fishing gear. Dense stands can stagnate water, and increase breeding grounds for mosquitoes learn more »

Zebra/Quagga Mussels

These tiny freshwater mussels clog drains, damage infrastructure, and are very costly to control/eradicate learn more »

Giant Hogweed

A towering toxic invasive plant with WorkSafe BC regulations learn more »

European Fire Ant

A tiny ant with a toxic sting learn more »

Purple Loosestrife

An aggressive wetland invader that threatens plant and animal diversity learn more »

Orange Hawkweed

Also yellow, these invasive plants replace native vegetation along roadsides, and threaten areas not yet reforested learn more »

Japanese Knotweed

Grows aggressively through concrete, impacting roads and house foundations learn more »

Spotted Knapweed

A single plant spreads rapidly with up to 140,000 seeds per square metre learn more »

Scotch Broom

An evergreen shrub that invades rangelands, replaces forage plants, causes allergies in people, and is a serious competitor to conifer seedlings learn more »

About ISC

Who We Are

An action-oriented, organization making a difference to all British Columbians in reducing the impact of invasive species in BC.

What We Do

Coordinating and uniting efforts across the province to reduce the impacts of invasive species to our communities.

Board of Directors

Our hard-working directors and committee members bring perspectives from all walks of life to help us achieve our vision.

Staff

Experienced members of the ISCBC team bring their enthusiasm to our work.

Invasive Species Strategy for BC

The Invasive Species Strategy for British Columbia is a strategic framework for improved invasive species management in British Columbia. It offers a foundation for invasive species work across BC and is the basis for our programs and efforts.

Partners

We work together with a variety of partners to undertake a coordinated, province-wide approach.

Funders

Both the funding and in-kind resources provided by funders are key to broadening our success. 

Employment

We offer a wide range of career opportunities for people who are passionate about making a difference to BC’s outdoors.